Motorboat Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of motorboat operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of motorboat operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The motorboat operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Motorboat Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,860
25th Percentile Wage
$28,770
50th Percentile Wage
$44,600
75th Percentile Wage
$62,520
90th Percentile Wage
$73,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for motorboat operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) motorboat operators is $73,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,860. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 253% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of motorboat operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,600
9.84% 21.10%
2016
$40,210
8.48% -
2015
$36,800
-0.87% -
2014
$37,120
15.01% -
2013
$31,550
-11.54% -
2012
$35,190
- -

Table 2. Motorboat Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of motorboat operators in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for motorboat operators occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $60,390. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $23,880).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$60,390
Construction
$58,960
Transportation and Warehousing
$52,080
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,310
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$43,870
Educational Services
$43,860
Accommodation and Food Services
$35,160
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$28,230
Retail Trade
$26,570
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,880

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Motorboat Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only motorboat operators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of motorboat operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,990 to $68,440. The highest paying state for motorboat operators is Alaska with a median annual salary of $68,440. The lowest paying state is Georgia with a median annual salary of $18,990. For more salary information of motorboat operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$68,440
Maryland
$66,030
South Carolina
$63,630
Illinois
$59,830
Louisiana
$54,550
Washington
$50,360
California
$49,430
Virginia
$46,650
Kentucky
$45,360
Tennessee
$45,000
Michigan
$42,940
Texas
$40,950
Oregon
$40,730
Arizona
$39,960
New Jersey
$39,920
Hawaii
$37,750
New York
$36,430
Florida
$30,580
Massachusetts
$30,240
Guam
$26,780
Puerto Rico
$19,680
Georgia
$18,990



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